Well, that's annoying...

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Well, that's annoying...

Post by stephen_usher » Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:02 am

It looks like I'm going to have to pack away all my retro gear for the time being.

I'm going to have to set up a home lab of UNIX and Linux machines to do some dev stuff for work and so will need all the space I can for the kit.

Bah!

Hopefully it'll only take a few weeks.
Intro retro computers since before they were retro...
ZX81->Spectrum->Memotech MTX->Sinclair QL->520STM->BBC Micro->TT030->PCs & Sun Workstations.
Added code to the MiNT kernel (still there the last time I checked) + put together MiNTOS.
Collection now with added Macs, Amigas, Suns and Acorns.

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Re: Well, that's annoying...

Post by rubber_jonnie » Wed Apr 07, 2021 11:45 am

stephen_usher wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:02 am
It looks like I'm going to have to pack away all my retro gear for the time being.

I'm going to have to set up a home lab of UNIX and Linux machines to do some dev stuff for work and so will need all the space I can for the kit.

Bah!

Hopefully it'll only take a few weeks.
VMs are what you need, take up less space and leave more room for retro :)
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800XL + Ultimate 1MB, 2x 1010 cassette, 1050 + Happy mod, 65XE (128k +APE Warp) & XC12, SIO2SD, 2600jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Atari 520ST (1Meg), 1040STF long button floppy, 2x 1040 STFMs + Gotek, 2x 4160STE with 32Mhz booster, ROM switcher, Mega ST1, Mega ST4, not to mention various bare ST boards for testing including a PAK 68/2 :)
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Re: Well, that's annoying...

Post by stephen_usher » Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:32 pm

Hehe. Can't really do VMs with Solaris 10 SPARC. :-)
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ZX81->Spectrum->Memotech MTX->Sinclair QL->520STM->BBC Micro->TT030->PCs & Sun Workstations.
Added code to the MiNT kernel (still there the last time I checked) + put together MiNTOS.
Collection now with added Macs, Amigas, Suns and Acorns.

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Re: Well, that's annoying...

Post by rubber_jonnie » Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:10 pm

stephen_usher wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:32 pm
Hehe. Can't really do VMs with Solaris 10 SPARC. :-)
Damn....
Collector of old Atari things:
800XL + Ultimate 1MB, 2x 1010 cassette, 1050 + Happy mod, 65XE (128k +APE Warp) & XC12, SIO2SD, 2600jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Atari 520ST (1Meg), 1040STF long button floppy, 2x 1040 STFMs + Gotek, 2x 4160STE with 32Mhz booster, ROM switcher, Mega ST1, Mega ST4, not to mention various bare ST boards for testing including a PAK 68/2 :)
Plus the rest..
Amiga stuff, Mac stuff, Sinclair stuff etc...
www.electronicnothingness.co.uk

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Re: Well, that's annoying...

Post by MegaSTEarian » Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:24 pm

stephen_usher wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:32 pm
Hehe. Can't really do VMs with Solaris 10 SPARC. :-)
These used to be 2U+ servers. Are they thinner now? Anyways, I hear you. I have a DL380 and DL360 (both gen9) at home.

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Re: Well, that's annoying...

Post by stephen_usher » Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:57 pm

I'm just using a Sun Blade 150. It still had a bit of an annoying whine but I think that's the IDE hard disk rather than the PSU fan.
Intro retro computers since before they were retro...
ZX81->Spectrum->Memotech MTX->Sinclair QL->520STM->BBC Micro->TT030->PCs & Sun Workstations.
Added code to the MiNT kernel (still there the last time I checked) + put together MiNTOS.
Collection now with added Macs, Amigas, Suns and Acorns.

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Re: Well, that's annoying...

Post by rubber_jonnie » Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:01 pm

I have some DL380s G6's I think at home and an HP Cube G8. I run a bunch of VMs on them.
Collector of old Atari things:
800XL + Ultimate 1MB, 2x 1010 cassette, 1050 + Happy mod, 65XE (128k +APE Warp) & XC12, SIO2SD, 2600jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Atari 520ST (1Meg), 1040STF long button floppy, 2x 1040 STFMs + Gotek, 2x 4160STE with 32Mhz booster, ROM switcher, Mega ST1, Mega ST4, not to mention various bare ST boards for testing including a PAK 68/2 :)
Plus the rest..
Amiga stuff, Mac stuff, Sinclair stuff etc...
www.electronicnothingness.co.uk

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